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Book Review: Dark Places

Book Review: Dark Places

Rina Ismaili, Writer

June 7, 2017


Filed under Book Reviews

Have you ever picked up a book and refused to put it down until you were completely finished? Well if so, you’d absolutely LOVE . . . “Dark Places”, a dark and twisted novel written by Gillian Flynn. Libby Day was just seven years old when her mother and two sisters were murdered in “The Satan Sa...

Welcome To Your Tape

Welcome To Your Tape

Kate Collins and Sara Abdah

June 7, 2017


Filed under Movie/TV Reviews, Showcase

NetFlix debuted it’s controversial series, “Thirteen Reasons Why” on March 31, 2017 with a social media volume of 3,585,110.  More than any NetFlix show ever premiered.  The NetFlix series based off the 2007 novel, by Jay Asher and adapted by Brian Yorkey has skyrocketed many real issues that...

Just Add Water

Just Add Water

Brianna Miclat, Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Expressions, Uncategorized

Starbucks’s Red Cups Make a Comeback !!

Starbucks’s Red Cups Make a Comeback !!

Christina Ljuljic and Kerry Mills, Writer

January 17, 2017


Filed under News, The Arts

Last year, Starbucks decided to terminate the festive holiday themed red cup that was distributed throughout the holiday season. However, this sparked great controversy amongst many people, especially Christians. They believed that a solid red cup with a green logo showed that Starbucks was being...

An Empty Chair

An Empty Chair

Kerry Mills

December 20, 2016


Filed under Expressions

Pitter Patter

Pitter Patter

December 20, 2016


Filed under Expressions

The Book That Changed My Life

The Book That Changed My Life

Kate Collins

December 20, 2016


Filed under Book Reviews

Everyone wants to hear a good story that they can relate to, wish they could be apart of, or learn from. If you don't like to read, maybe you just haven't found your magic book yet. The book that you will never want to put down.  You look at your clock and it's 3:00 a.m.  Your friends will beg you...

What You Should Binge Watch On Netflix

What You Should Binge Watch On Netflix

Brianna Miclat and Rina Ismaili

December 16, 2016


Filed under A & E, Movie/TV Reviews, TV Reviews

We would like to thank Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph, the two founders of the multinational entertainment company, Netflix, on behalf of the 83 million people in the world who have a subscription. Without them, people all over would have nothing to do while relaxing, working out, eating, etc. Alongside...

Book Review: The Chocolate War

Book Review: The Chocolate War

Lindon Gjonbalaj, Writer

December 1, 2016


Filed under A & E, Book Reviews

Throughout time, the world has developed through creating laws and having rules. But, no one likes being told what to do. Especially if they do not enjoy the choices they are making. In Robert Cormier’s The Chocolate War, Jerry Renault must find himself while taking a big step in making risky decisions...

Missing Wishing Well

Missing Wishing Well

Brianna Miclatt, Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under A & E, Expressions

  I am held captive, Captive by my own brain Jealousy wraps my wrists and ankles with razor sharp barb wire while insecurities pound me into the floor On days when I can take it no longer, I blast my music so the beat passes through every pore There is a light through every tu...

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